Behavioral

Rep. Kevin McCarthy discusses the Kern County opioid epidemic with BCSD, County Behavioral Health Director

Rep. Kevin McCarthy discusses the Kern County opioid epidemic with BCSD, County Behavioral Health Director

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) – Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) hosted an event Wednesday to discuss the ongoing opioid epidemic and its impact on Kern County, where in response to rising fentanyl use among young people, school districts began supplying campuses with Narcan, a potentially life-saving overdose recovery drug. With a spike in overdoses in and around …

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Harsha Behavioral Center Launches Nonprofit - Inside Indiana Business

Harsha Behavioral Center Launches Nonprofit – Inside Indiana Business

Harsha Behavioral Center, an acute care hospital in Terre Haute, has established a nonprofit arm. The hospital says Naveen Inc. will focus specifically on providing affordable access to high-quality mental health services in west-central Indiana. Harsha says Naveen’s vision is to help people take charge of their mental health through education, treatment and support. The …

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Protecting coverage for postpartum people at the end of the public health emergency

Building a Robust, Diverse, and Resilient Behavioral Health Workforce in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’ behavioral health workforce is in crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the prevalence of behavioral health issues and the demand for services, exposing and compounding vulnerabilities in Massachusetts’ behavioral health workforce and delivery system. At the same time, health care, including behavioral health care, was among the industries hardest hit by the Great Resignation, …

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Round Rock Behavioral Health Unit Receives $1 Million in Federal Funding

Round Rock Behavioral Health Unit Receives $1 Million in Federal Funding

ROUND ROCK, Texas — The Round Rock Crisis Response Unit will receive $1 million in federal funding, US Congressman John Carter announced Friday. The money will support the unit’s mental health first responders, including behavioral health specialists and paramedics. Carter said the city receives about 2,000 mental health-related calls a year. “This project promotes mental …

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Wisconsin DHS offering grants for behavioral health staff training

Wisconsin DHS offering grants for behavioral health staff training

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) offers grants to organizations to facilitate mental health and addictions services. The grants will prepare the workforce to respond to the beliefs, practices and needs of diverse communities, according to DHS. “This grants program aims to ensure that, when it comes to mental health …

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Wisconsin DHS offering grants for behavioral health staff training

Wisconsin DHS offering grants for behavioral health staff training

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) offers grants to organizations to facilitate mental health and addictions services. The grants will prepare the workforce to respond to the beliefs, practices and needs of diverse communities, according to DHS. “This grants program aims to ensure that, when it comes to mental health …

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Wisconsin DHS offering grants for behavioral health staff training

Wisconsin DHS offering grants for behavioral health staff training

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) offers grants to organizations to facilitate mental health and addictions services. The grants will prepare the workforce to respond to the beliefs, practices and needs of diverse communities, according to DHS. “This grants program aims to ensure that, when it comes to mental health …

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King County officials launch $1.25 billion behavioral health ballot measure

King County officials launch $1.25 billion behavioral health ballot measure

King County officials want to build five new walk-in centers where people in mental health crisis could get immediate help — a service not currently available locally. Driving the news: Walk-in crisis centers are part of a proposed $1.25 billion ballot measure announced Monday by King County Executive Dow Constantine and other local leaders. The …

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